from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An outstanding accomplishment.
- noun The principal dish of a meal.
from The Century Dictionary.
- The most important piece or feature; the show piece; the main event or incident in any round or series, as the most forcible article in a magazine, the principal exhibition or performance in a show or theatrical entertainment, or the most substantial dish in a dinner.
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- noun idiomatic A
masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishmentof one’s career or lifetime.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : pièce, piece + de, of, with + résistance, staying power, lastingness.]
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From French pièce de résistance.
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